Learn the Tao of Go (adv.)
- Announcing a new book for beginning go players:
Beginning Go by Peter Shotwell and Susan Long
Tuttle Publishing $14.95 159 pages
Beginning Go is a clear and thorough introduction to the intricacies
of Go that is perfect for first time players.
1. Uniquely and easily solves the biggest problem that beginners face:
How to know when a game is over, how to know what is alive and what is
dead; and what the score is.
2. Uses 9x9 and 19x19 games played by both beginners and professionals
to clearly explain, in a new way, the principles of even and handicap
3. Was written especially to enable the reader to organize and
comprehend the bewildering amount of information now available on the
4. Has sample 9x9, 13x13 and 19x19 boards that can be copied and
enlarged for easy, inexpensive playing by beginners using coins, beans
or other common household objects.
About the Authors
Peter Shotwell is an internationally known expert on the relationship
of Go to Eastern and Western philosophy, literature, and history. He
has been writing about go for more than twenty years and has lived in
China, Tibet and Japan while researching the origins and background of
the game. He is also the author of Go! More Than a Game and Go Basics.
Susan Long is a learning specialist who has held prestigious faculty
positions in Boston and New York City private schools and
universities. For many years, she has used Go in curriculum
development and to work with students of all ages.
For a more detailed explanation about the book and how it addresses
the needs of beginners, please email us at pshotwell (at) gmail.com